seatbelt patrol

Washington State Ranks No. 1 in Seat Belt Usage
Many drivers are buckling up these days. A new federal survey suggests that Washington State has the highest rate of seat belt use in the country. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ranked Washington at 97.5 percent seat belt usage in 2011...
Some Yakima County Residents Still Ignore Seatbelt Law
It's the law in Washington state but plenty of people still apparently ignore seat-belts and while the seat-belt rate in Yakima County is close to 95 percent.  State Troopers say the contacts they've made with drivers not wearing their seat belts has continued to grow since 2010 wh…
DUI Emphasis Patrols Cracking Down
The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office, Yakama Nation Police and the Washington State Patrol will be conducting DUI Emphasis Patrols on the Yakama Reservation June 9. This patrol is sponsored by the White Swan Community Coalition.
These three agencies will be working together to focus on …